Application of Stem Cells in Hair Restoration Surgery

  • Damkerng Pathomvanich
  • Radha R. Palakurthi


Stem cells have been sought for the treatment of various medical conditions, for facial rejuvenation, and for various anti-aging techniques [1]. Over the past decade many research centers have extracted stem cells from different parts of the human body such as placenta, bone marrow, whole blood, abdominal fat, and omentum.


Stem Cell Stromal Vascular Fraction Hair Cycle Adipose Stem Cell Gentian Violet 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Damkerng Pathomvanich
    • 1
    • 2
  • Radha R. Palakurthi
    • 3
    • 4
  1. 1.DHT ClinicBangkokThailand
  2. 2.Bumrungrad HospitalBangkok
  3. 3.India
  4. 4.Hair Restoration Surgery, DHT ClinicISHRSBangkokThailand

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